Florence Man Dies After Car Sinks Into Pond

Posted at 7:16 AM, Apr 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-14 07:16:33-04

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A driver was killed late Friday night when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and sank into a small pond in Boone County.

Authorities say the crash occurred just before 11 p.m. on Mount Zion Road in Union.

The Sheriff’s Office says 50-year-old Bryan Hammon of Florence was traveling eastbound when his vehicle went off the road and into a small pond, where it became completely submerged.

Hammon was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.